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Missing people

When someone goes missing it's worrying for families, friends and. of course, the individuals involved. Here you can find information about some of the services Dorset Police offers in these situations.

Missing people with Dementia - Herbert Protocol
When a person goes missing, it is very distressing for family and friends and can be even more worrying when the missing person has Dementia.
TextSafe - safeguarding missing people
TextSafe is a service provided by the Missing People charity. It gives people a range of ways to access support during a worrying and scary time.
Missing children - The Philomena Protocol
The Philomena Protocol is a scheme designed to help protect any child who is at risk of going missing. The protocol is a live form, which can be used in the event of a child going missing.